CalendarPast Events

  • Four headshots of the featured speakers
    Sep 23 2018
    4:30 pm to 8:00 pm

    FRESH TALK: MakeHER—Women in the Creative Economy

    SOLD OUT. An afternoon of connection and conversation for women makers.
  • Black and white hand-printed clutches with a wooden print block.
    Sep 23 2018
    10:00 am to 4:00 pm

    MakeHER Mart

    No Reservations Required. Discover, meet, and support local women artisans at this year’s MakeHER Mart.
  • Two female visitors point at an abstract sculpture by Dorothy Dehner.
    Sep 22 2018
    10:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Museum Day

    Tickets Required. NMWA celebrates Smithsonian magazine’s annual Museum Day with free admission to the museum.
  • Bulbous vase with two peach-shaped accretions placed toward the top just under the vessel's mouth.
    Sep 19 2018
    12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

    SEP 19 Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler

    No Reservations Required. NMWA Director of Education and Digital Engagement Deborah Gaston leads this 30-minute thematic gallery talk.
  • Copper and enamel necklace made to look like a cluster of barnacles.
    Sep 12 2018
    12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

    SEP 12 Gallery Talk: Heavy Metal

    No Reservations Required. NMWA Director of Education and Digital Engagement Deborah Gaston leads this 30-minute thematic gallery talk.
  • Circle sculpture made of repurposed beer can tabs.
    Sep 05 2018
    12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

    SEP 05 Gallery Talk: Heavy Metal

    No Reservations Required. NMWA Associate Educator Ashley W. Harris leads this 30-minute thematic gallery talk.
  • Multi-colored art quilt depicting a fractured scene in a jazz club, including musicians and a dancing Josephine Baker in a banana skirt
    Sep 02 2018
    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    Tour: Fierce Women

    No Reservations Required, but space is limited. Attend a free drop-in tour celebrating the “fierce women” who blazed trails as artists, activists, and innovators.
  • A woman in red holds a toddler in pink; together they point at a Lynda Benglis sculpture.
    Sep 02 2018
    12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    Free Community Day: September

    No Reservations Required. The first Sunday of the month is Community Day at NMWA—enjoy free admission to the museum all day!
  • Mixed-media sculpture composed of a vertical spine with bud-like elements radiating off of it.
    Aug 29 2018
    12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

    AUG 29 Gallery Talk: Heavy Metal

    No Reservations Required. NMWA Director of Education and Digital Engagement Deborah Gaston leads this 30-minute thematic gallery talk.
  • Cast bronze stem of thorns placed on top of an ironing board.
    Aug 22 2018
    12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

    AUG 22 Gallery Talk: Heavy Metal

    No Reservations Required. NMWA Senior Educator Adrienne L. Gayoso leads this 30-minute thematic gallery talk.
National Museum of Women in the Arts